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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# gales

All time
# take it easy
Be careful on the roads over the weekend, it's going to be windy
Be safe out there.
# bbbburrrrrrr
Wrap up warm, it's going to reach -3 in some parts tonight
So cold. So very cold.
# coast to coast
An icy 'weather bomb' is whipping up five-storey waves in the North Atlantic
Western counties should expect gale force winds overnight.
# Yuck
Ireland isn't a pretty sight right now
Heavy rain predicted earlier has arrived.
# severe warning
TWO ‘orange’ warnings now in place as fresh storm brings wind, rain & snow
A flood warning was issued for the entire country this morning. Now, a wind alert has been extended to all of Munster and Leinster.
# gales
Lorry driver killed as UK lashed by major storm
Emergency committee meets to discuss response as rail services disrupted, flights cancelled and power cut.
# crystal gales
It's going to be fierce windy this evening... here's how to cope
Summer’s over.
# gusty
8 reasons wind is the most frustrating weather of all
It’s the little things.
# for fluich sake
Coast Guard issues warning as further gales and flooding forecast
The public is advised to stay away from the shoreline and to avoid venturing out unnecessarily when gale force conditions are forecast.
# Weather
Rains continue across east as gale warning remains in effect
Small craft and heavy rain warnings remain in effect, as winds of up to force 6 are set to hit the west coast this evening.
# Weather
VIDEO: Fishing trawler braves a stormy Irish Sea
Plus, what’s in store weather-wise today?
# Storms
Thousands without phone service after storms
Meanwhile, the ESB has restored electricity to almost 15,000 households who lost power yesterday.
# The Wind
Stormy weather to continue as winds set new Malin Head record
Heavy winds are expected to affect the east coast in particular today.
# power cut
Around 7,000 homes without electricity after storm damage
Heavy winds last night and early this morning caused a power cut to around 15,000 households.
# The Wind
Severe weather warning issued as fallen trees block roads
A number of roads around the country are blocked by fallen branches or flooded due to stormy conditions overnight.
# gales
Biggest wave ever recorded off Irish coast today
It’s windy out there – and we’ve all been advised to stay away from “exposed coastal areas”…
# Brrrr
Met Éireann warns stormy conditions set to hit tonight
Motorists have been advised to drive with extra care as gale force winds and stormy conditions are due to hit most of the country this evening.
# Weather Warning
Weather warning continues today
The bad weather is expected to continue today, particularly in the east – so the gardaí and Road Safety Authority are urging people to exercise caution on the roads.